Ubuntu VirtualBox 4.2.12 Guest Additions Low-Graphic Mode

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I have the latest version of my VGA drivers for Ubuntu and Virtual Box is running on low graphic mode. I don’t know why because I have 1GB RAM on my nVidia VGA. Can anyone help me please to fix this low graphic mode ?

Thank you experts !

The system is running in low-graphics mode

Your screen, graphics card, and input device settings

Could not be detected correctly. You will need to configure these yourself.

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Ubuntu VirtualBox 4.2.12 Guest Additions Low-Graphic Mode


This problem is encountered when a driver has problem in installing.

Follow the steps below to fix the problem.

  • Boot PC, press "shift" to access the GRUB menu.
  • Choose the recovery mode to continue the booting properly until "Recovery Menu" appears.
  • Select "failsafex." from recovery menu.
  • See if "failsafex" load normaly or there is error regarding low graphic.
  • If there is error, then press "ctrl + alt + F1" ot access the terminal.
  • Put your username and password, if you have.
  • Reinstall the latest drivers.

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